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From the moment we arrived at Noah’s Event Venue for a beautiful Chesapeake Virginia wedding, we were welcomed with warm embraces from Katie and her family. Katie & Marshall’s wedding day has been one that we’ve been looking forward to for well over a year and to see it all finally come to life was […]

Weddings

Oct 11, 2019

Chesapeake Virginia Wedding | Noah’s Event Venue | Katie & Marshall

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Now that Katie is *officially* Mrs. Dove, we are super excited to be sharing her bridal portraits from her Virginia Beach bridal session! Katie glowed like an angel throughout her entire session, always making our jobs super easy. Her sweet momma accompanied her during the session and made for the best assistant, dress-fluffer, hair-fixer that […]

Bridal Sessions

Oct 7, 2019

Virginia Beach Bridal Session | Katie | Regent University

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When we were planning Alisa & Pat’s engagement session, we had to pray for perfect weather. Not only were they coming in from out-of-town and out-of-country (Pat is living in Connecticut and Alisa is from Australia!), but we had a tight window of time that we could complete their session before they had to hit […]

Engagements / Couples

Oct 1, 2019

Virginia Beach Sunset Engagement Session | Alisa & Pat

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Virginia senior photographers share highlights from a recent session in Downtown Suffolk, VA in Hampton Roads.

Seniors

Sep 18, 2019

Faith | Senior 2020 | Virginia Senior Photographers

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Hampton Roads Virginia Wedding Photographers Hello, friends! Michael & Chelsea here! We hope you’ve had a fantastic summer with your families! We have enjoyed having some time off to spend as a family of three and with our families. August has been a month of staying close to home for us, but we’ve enjoyed our […]

Personal

Aug 28, 2019

August Update + Fall Session News

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Rochester NY Country Club Wedding at Cobblestone Creek CC When we first met Lauren & Zach in Virginia Beach, VA it was for their engagement session at First Landing State Park. Lauren had inquired about getting a session done to capture some engagement memories while they lived in Virginia, knowing that before long they would […]

Weddings

Jul 27, 2019

Rochester NY Country Club Wedding | Lauren & Zach | Cobblestone Creek CC

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Outer Banks Beach Wedding | Shelby & Greg | North Carolina Photographers When we received the email from Shelby stating that she and Greg were engaged and starting to plan their wedding, we were so ecstatic for them! We have known their family for over a decade and photographed her sister’s wedding in the fall […]

Weddings

Jul 16, 2019

Outer Banks Beach Wedding | Shelby & Greg | North Carolina Photographers

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Smithfield, Virginia Engagement Session at Windsor Castle Park | MiKaylah & Will When our original session date got cancelled due to rain, we knew that rescheduling their session to late June mean the weather would be considerably warmer. However, I don’t think any of us were prepared for the 95+ degree temperature of their early […]

Engagements / Couples

Jul 7, 2019

Smithfield, Virginia Engagement | MiKaylah & Will | Windsor Castle Park

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Maisie & Ryan’s big day was a summer wedding dream! The weather was everything you pray for when planning a June wedding. Their Chesapeake, Virginia wedding ceremony was held at the church Maisie grew up in and the church that her dad has pastored at for many, many years. Watching the two of them exchange […]

Weddings

Jun 26, 2019

Chesapeake, Virginia Wedding | Maisie & Ryan | Virginia Wedding Photographer

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Virginia Military Engagement at Fort Monroe Base in Hampton, VA When I saw Heather’s name in our inbox, I literally jumped up and down with excitement! Heather and I worked together for years at our local CPC before I had Isaiah in November 2017 and I’d been keeping up with her online since leaving. I […]

Engagements / Couples

Jun 19, 2019

Fort Monroe Virginia Military Engagement | Heather & Cody | Hampton, VA

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